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75 media persons killed in Syria since 2011: Report
Geneva, March 17 (IANS) Journalists paid a heavy price for informing people about the sufferings in the Syrian conflict, with at least 75 media persons being killed in the war-torn country since March 2011, a report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:42:18 PM

Beeline for Indian schools in Muscat; 1,900 waitlisted
Muscat, March 17 (IANS) The first merit list for admissions to Indian schools in Oman's capital Muscat brought with it sleepless nights for parents from the Indian community, with 1,900 applications being kept on the waiting list, media reported on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:28:10 PM

Speeding car runs over Indian woman in Sharjah
Sharjah, March 17 (IANS) An Indian woman was killed after being run over by a speeding car in the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates, a media report said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 4:22:12 PM

Air Arabia rewards passengers with loyalty programme
Sharjah, March 16 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier, on Monday launched 'Airewards', the first low-cost carrier rewards programme in the MENA region, which makes earning and redeeming points effortless.

Monday, March 16, 2015 9:08:03 PM

Indian worker hangs himself in UAE
Dubai, March 16 (IANS) An Indian worker was found hanging from a ceiling fan in his accommodation in the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), police said.

Monday, March 16, 2015 4:36:08 PM

Iran, P5+1 in fresh push for n-deal
Geneva, March 16 (IANS) Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers can reach a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme if the six countries show the same political will as Tehran, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Monday, March 16, 2015 2:36:17 PM

Kerry says gaps remain with Iran over n-talks
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), March 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State John Kerry said here on Saturday that talks with Iran over its nuclear programme are still on, noting that there are important gaps in the way of reaching an agreement.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:58:05 PM

Are Indian domestics less attractive for Saudis?
Riyadh, March 14 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah has received a few requests to ratify contracts of the domestic workers in Saudi Arabia after India imposed a bank guarantee requirement to be fulfilled by employers, a media report said on Saturday.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:48:05 PM

Saudisation of public transport industry ordered
Jeddah, March 13 (IANS) All contracts for the public transport system in Makkah, Jeddah and Taif will have to incorporate a clause for the Saudisation of the public transport industries, all the way from spare parts workers through to the manufacturing phase, Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said on Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2015 7:52:18 PM

Steroid profiling added to UEFA anti-doping programme
Geneva, March 13 (IANS) Steroid profiling of players will be added to the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) anti-doping programme next season, the European football governing body announced on Friday.

Friday, March 13, 2015 6:52:17 PM

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